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Teen Given Probation In Ohio ‘boredom’ Beating

CINCINNATI (AP) — The last of six southwest Ohio teens who police said severely beat a man because they were bored was sentenced to probation Thursday. The Hamilton County judge deplored the attack as she also ordered a complete mental health diagnostic program for the youth, The...

ACLU, Others Sue Over Ohio’s Early Voting Rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union are suing Ohio’s elections chief over limits on when voters can cast an early ballot in the perennial battleground state. Their lawsuit filed Thursday in Columbus federal court claims that cuts to...
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Cabrera bolts to an early lead at Quail Hollow

AP Photo/Bob Leverone CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The new greens at Quail Hollow proved to be a good tonic for Angel Cabrera, who made seven birdies in his round of 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead among the early starters Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship. The club...
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Iran mother recalls act of mercy for son’s killer

This picture provided by ISNA, a semi-official news agency, taken on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 shows Maryam Hosseinzadeh, right, and her husband Abdolghani, left, removing the noose from the neck of blindfolded Bilal who was convicted of murdering their son Abdollah in the northern...

Ohio Top Judge Drops Idea Of Nonpartisan Primaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s top judge is dropping her proposal to strip party labels from the state’s judicial primaries after a year’s worth of feedback on the proposal was mixed. In a white paper that accompanied her address Thursday to the Ohio State Bar...
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California girl, 12, among youngest yogis in US

Buy AP Photo Reprints ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Jaysea DeVoe, a popular Southern California yoga instructor who leads a weekly class through the lion, monkey, upward-facing dog and other poses, has three years of experience — and she’s only 12 years old. The...
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California girl, 12, among youngest yogis in US

Buy AP Photo Reprints ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Jaysea DeVoe, a popular Southern California yoga instructor who leads a weekly class through the lion, monkey, upward-facing dog and other poses, has three years of experience — and she’s only 12 years old. The...
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3 Florida inmates missing after jail blast located

Law enforcement officers stand in front of the Escambia County Jail after an explosion caused the evacuation of the facility, Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Pensacola, Fla. Two inmates were killed and mote than 100 others were injured in the explosion according to an Escambia County...
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Oil-train wreck brings demands for more regulation

AP Photo/Autumn Parry LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The latest in a string of fiery oil-train wrecks brought renewed demands Thursday that the Obama administration quickly tighten regulations governing the burgeoning practice of transporting highly combustible crude by rail. With...

Oil-train wreck brings demands for more regulation

AP Photo/Autumn Parry LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The latest in a string of fiery oil-train wrecks brought renewed demands Thursday that the Obama administration quickly tighten regulations governing the burgeoning practice of transporting highly combustible crude by rail. With...